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Replacing our roof (Sep/07)

We’re having our roof tiles replaced. It was something that we were told we needed to have done in the survey when we were buying the house. Our neighbour was doing his roof and we thought we’d do it at the same time so as to get a seamless join between the two houses. Our […]

Starting the new bathroom (Sep/07)

After a summer break we’ve turned our attention back to the house. Our current project is the bathroom. So far, we have put in a fan, a bathroom regulations light, a frosted window and we have had the room plastered. Now we need to tile the floor, buy the bathroom suite and do the plumbing.

The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)

Fiction, 7/10 – July/Aug/Sep 2007 This novel is about the relationship of two children growing up in Afghanistan just before the Russian invasion and the rise of the Taliban. The distressing event that occurs on the day of a bitter sweet victory in a local Kite fighting tournament haunts both of them and marks the […]

My Family Tree (Aug/07)

I’ve been using geni to compose my family tree. I haven’t done any of my own research so far – my first aim is to simply combined the records from my Dad’s side, my Mum’s side, and my wife’s family. I’ve already entered 185 names but only scratched the surface of the archive material that […]